Feb 12, 2013 8:00am PST
and the economy and government spending. so what can we expect to hear in tonight's speech? does the sanction from north korea change anything? joining me now with a preview the anchor of "special report", bret baier. bret, i know you're headed over to the white house in a little while to get sort of a preview of the president's speech. what are we expecting? >> well, jon, that is a lunch with the president that is off the record usually. we'll see what the guidelines are today. usually get some color and some tone and tenor of the day from that experience but we did have breakfast today, television anchors and reporters covering the state of the union address tonight with the house speaker john boehner and sometimes that's off the record as well but today the staff quoted on the record and the speaker said some very interesting things. he said that he did not think, he was not too optimistic, in fact he was pessimistic that the president would seriously deal with the country's spending problem. the deficit and debt problem in the state of the union address significantly and he said this. quote, i
Feb 13, 2013 8:00am PST
developments in the executive order. one is that the federal government has to produce unclassified reports about the cyber threat and distribute them widely to regular businesses that may be the target and the second is that they need to take more of the classified information about the threat and share it beyond the defense sector which is typically where that information sharing has stopped. for people who are concerned about the invasion of an individual's privacy, this is kind of where the rubber meets the road, and critics say that this may be one step closer to really that sort of big data, big brother society that many americans say they fear, jenna. jenna: that is so interesting. there is a fine line here, the people are concerned about wanting to keep us safe but also make sure we can keep our private lives private. a story we'll continue to watch, catherine, thank you so much. >> reporter: you're welcome. jon: a desperate search for an escaped inmate. a hunt for a man who police say stabbed an officer four times and somehow got away. how they say he did it coming up. also the vac
Feb 11, 2013 8:00am PST
the benefits of a government-insured reverse mortgage. it will eliminate your monthly mortgage payments and give you tax-free cash from the equity in your home. and here's the best part -- you still own your home. take control of your retirement today. ♪ ♪ jon: a fox news alert, and it appears chuck hagel will get a vote tomorrow from the senate armed services committee. the chairman of that committee, carl levin of michigan, says he will schedule the vote just hours ahead of president obama's state of the union address. chuck hagel faced a fairly difficult question and answer period in front of the committee. most observers say he didn't do particularly well, but the vote will be tomorrow in front of the armed services committee. of course, then he will have to be confirmed by the full senate assuming he gets out of that committee. we'll keep an eye on it, we'll certainly have the results of that vote for you tomorrow afternoon. jenna: well, a woman accused of brutally murdering her boyfriend set to resume her testimony this morning. her name, as you know it now, jodi arias took th
Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
. in confidential government records obtained by the "los angeles times" he wrote the following and i quote. i request an immediate end to my solitary confinement and ask to be in a unit in an open prison environment where inmates are allowed outside of their cell also for no lens 14 hours a day. i have been in solitary confinement in the u.s. since february 8th 1995 with no end in sight. i further ask not to be in handcuffs or leg irons when moved outside my cell, end quote. he reportedly claims his due process under the law is being violated because he has no chance to get out of solitary confinement despite 15 years of good behavior in prison. the lawsuit reportedly claims his time in solitary confinement has led to, quote, severe psychological trauma. no comment, though, jenna on the psychological trauma he caused to the families of six killed, and more than a thousand injured in the bombing he plotted along with al-qaida's help. back to you. jenna: fair point there to bring up. julie thank you. jon: a disturbing u.n. report detailing the rice in human rights abuses across war torn syria.
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
government in cases like these. doug mckelway in washington, thank you. jenna: best three years of your life, right? jon: well --. jenna: you learned a lot. jon: i did learn a lot. it was interesting. jenna: very interesting. the nightmare at sea finally over for more than 4,000 people trapped on that cruise ship without power or working bathrooms. what is next for the passengers? we'll have a live report ahead. >>> also talk about too close for comfort. hours after a 10 ton meteor injures thousand thousand in russia, astronomers watch the heavens as we prepare for a close encounter with a massive asteroid. what is happening in space? answers ahead. jon: right now people are still talking about how frightening it was when a 10 ton meteor explode in the skies over central russia. you can see the fireball as it streaks across the sky at supersonic speed. the shock wave smashed windows, flying glass and debris injured almost a thousand people there. that happening just hours before a cosmic close encounter with an asteroid half the size of a football field. this thing is going to pass by earth
Feb 14, 2013 8:00am PST
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Feb 14, 2013 11:00am EST
is saying it is making some real advances towards nuclear power and a nuclear weapon. our government responding. joining us next hour a former spy who snuck into iran will give us his perspective what is going on and what we should be doing about this. >>> plus another delay for thousands of passengers on the cruise ship stranded at sea as people on the carnival triumph deal with deplorable conditions. we'll bring you the latest from sea just ahead. jon: brand-new stories for a brand-new hour. a lg trip home for 3,000 stranded cruise passengers just got even longer. the arrival of the carnival ship towed to alabama pushed back amid stories of horrific conditions on board, families anxiously waited on the dock. we are live in mobile. and even more headaches nor boeing after the dreamliner nightmare, new problems with the most, most used passenger plane, the 737. also the fallout. and the stunning story of an olympian who captured the world's art running on his state-of-the-art prosthetic legs. oscar pistorius charged with murder in the death of his model girlfriend. it's all happenin